Marion E. Austin – 93

WHITEHALL:   Marion E. Austin, 93, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a short illness.

Born on June 26, 1920, she was the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Brooks) Cunningham.

Marion retired from Sherwood Medical in Argyle, New York.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Harold E. Austin, who died in 1987, a sister, Audrey Barbour, a grandson, Shawn Austin and a granddaughter, Katrina Lynn Austin.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Gries Austin and her companion, Dr. Robert Leather of Chatham, two sons, Charles Austin and his wife, Donna of Whitehall and Harold Austin and his wife, Marion of Whitehall; grandchildren, Tina Wilson and her husband, Jon of Minneapolis, Brenda Mahar of Whitehall, Harold Austin and his wife, Jennifer of Whitehall, Charles Austin, Jr. and his companion, Dulci Carr of Whitehall, Greg Austin and his wife, Jodi of Whitehall, Luke Rutten and his wife, Lorri of Gilbert, AZ and Ingrid McClay of Newtown, CT.; many great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  A special thank you to her nieces, Sharon Putorti and  Mary Balsam and her great niece, Kristy Putorti.

Family and friends may call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 4PM to 6PM.

A prayer service will be conducted on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Rendell Torres, pastor of Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, officiating.

Interment will follow at Greenmount Cemetery.

A special thank you to the nursing staff at the Glens Falls Hospital 4 West and the staff at the Holbrook Adult Home in Granville.